On Saturday night, October 5th, someone broke into Birmingham’s first and only cat cafe Gatos and Beans, shattering their store window door.
At a Moth StorySLAM in August I opted for the anonymous route. The host read my response to the question, “Tell us about a time you let the cat out of the bag” – which I answered literally. The story got about two laughs (thanks mom and dad) and some constructive criticism from the host stating that whoever wrote it should work on their penmanship.
Trying to learn where I went wrong, I contacted Claire Flowers, the regional producer for the story slam in Birmingham. She filled me in on mastering the theme, how to tell a good story in only five minutes and ways to work on my handwriting (just kidding).Continue reading “Are you ready for the spotlight? Make your story standout at The Birmingham Moth StorySLAM on Tuesday, October 15.”
East Pinson Valley is one of those parts of Birmingham that you might not get to much unless you live here…like me! It’s home to some hidden gems you’re gonna want to check out.Continue reading “7 things to know about East Pinson Valley, including a local oasis, Turkey Creek”
Rita Goyal thought her son Shawn, a student at The Altamont School, was going to just “check the box” when he was looking for an Eagle Scout project in 2017.
Why is October so amazing in Birmingham? These 50 weekend events taking place October 11-13 is one reason. Check it out.Continue reading “50 events happening this weekend, October 11-13, including Trucks by The Tracks and Katoberfest”
If you’ve spent any time in wellness spaces in Birmingham, you’ve probably noticed there are a lot of women helping other women find balance and wholeness in their lives.
We decided to introduce you to 11 of these women and what they have to offer. We know we can’t include everybody. So, do be sure to tag us @bhamnow to let us know who we missed!Continue reading “11 women in wellness making Birmingham healthier”
Are you looking for a new home in Birmingham? We’ve got 32 open houses for you to check out this weekend – you’re sure to find the perfect home for you. Enjoy!
Open House: ROSEDALE ESTATES 10/13 14:00-16:00
121 COOPER AVE
2305 sq. ft.
3 bedrooms 2 full/1 half baths
For more info, contact Rodney Bates at 205-335-0354 or email email@example.com
It’s the University of Alabama at Birmingham‘s birthday! 50 years ago, UAB officially became its own university. Since its such a special year, UAB will be celebrating Homecoming from October 17th to October 19th–and you’re invited!Continue reading “Hoopin’ at the Hill + 2 other ways to celebrate UAB’s 50th anniversary with Homecoming 2019 from Oct. 17th-19th”
If you missed the 35th anniversary showing of Ghostbusters, never fear. You can check out the Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Ghostbusters in Concert.
It’s at 7PM on October 25 at Samford’s Wright Center. Tickets range from $15-80. Use code GHOSTNOW and get 25% off your tickets here.
Last week, the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District (HABD) took a big step forward in the renewal of Southtown Court. The HABD board of commissioners unanimously approved the agreement for the redevelopment plan for Southtown. Here’s what you need to know.Continue reading “Big changes coming to the Southtown neighborhood in Birmingham. Find out the latest details here.”
If you didn’t know already, you can get food delivered to your home, work and even Birmingham breweries by Waitr. Here’s everything you need to know including 4 Birmingham breweries that are food delivery friendly + what eats to order and new brews recently released. Oh, and Pro Tip: Make sure to use code “BHAMNOW” for free delivery when you order from Waitr. You’re welcome.Continue reading “Your guide to free food delivery at 4 Birmingham breweries”
The 3rd annual Dancing with the Stars of the Magic City benefitting First Light is happening tonight at The Lyric Theatre in Birmingham tonight Oct. 10 at 6:30PM, and you don’t want to miss this year’s competition. Keep reading for all the details including a list of local celebs competing + how to get tickets.Continue reading “Dancing with the Stars of the Magic City is happening tonight, Oct. 10 at The Lyric in Birmingham—Get tickets + see the local celebs competing!”
Pursing a master’s degree is never an easy thing, and neither is going back to school after you’ve been out in the workforce. Birmingham native Russ Chambliss, a local executive and 2006 graduate of the Executive MBA Program at The University of Alabama, filled us in on why it’s worth it.Continue reading “From science to CFO—Birmingham native Russ Chambliss leads local business with Alabama EMBA education”
Earlier this week, we told you about 10 fall runs coming up in Birmingham. Are you getting some new kicks for the occasion? Is it time for some new ones anyway? If so, here are the spots in Birmingham where you can take your used ones.Continue reading “5 places to take your used running shoes in Birmingham”
If you’ve stepped foot outside this week, you may have noticed something—it’s not sweltering in Birmingham! While we may not be able to claim that it’s “chilly” quite yet, cooler weather is definitely on its way. If you’re planning on taking advantage this weekend with a hike or a picnic, bake these fall treats to bring along with you!Continue reading “Temperatures are (finally) dropping in Birmingham! Here are 3 things to bake to get in the fall spirit”